2017 has relatively been a successful year for Tollywood. Many movies that hit the screens this year not only got the cash registers ringing, but also succeeded in entertaining the audiences. Here, we present you 8 of the many such movies that we feel could it make it to the best list of 2017. Please note that there are a few more movies that are yet to release this year and the list features only those that have released thus far.
#8 Khaidi No 150
Khaidi No 150 marked the comeback of Tollywood Megastar Chiranjeevi. The movie was the official remake of the Tamil movie Kaththi. It struck gold at the box office and ended up being the biggest hit in Chiranjeevi’s career in terms of the revenue generated.
#7 Gautamiputra Satakarni
The Balakrishna starrer, which released on Sankranti this year, emerged as the biggest success in the actor’s career. The periodic drama, which told the story of one of the greatest Indian kings, succeeded in impressing everyone with its grandeur and storytelling.
#6 Shatamanam Bhavati
Shatamanam Bhavati won the National Award this year for the Best Popular film providing wholesome entertainment. Another movie that raked in moolah this Sankranti, it struck a chord with the family audiences and even carried a beautiful message at its core.
Directed by Sankalp Reddy, a debut director, Ghazi won accolades from many quarters. The movie told the story of a submarine that was involved in an underwater war with Pakistan. Propelled by some praiseworthy performances by Rani Daggubai and Kay Kay Menon, Ghazi sure won the hearts of many.
#4 Baahubali 2
A movie that needs no introduction. Baahubali 2 not only appealed to the Indian audiences but also proved the power of Indian cinema to the world. The movie smashed all the existing box office records and set new benchmarks in filmmaking.
#3 Ninnu Kori
Ninnu Kori proved to be yet another hit in Nani’s career. The movie had a heart touching love story at its core that connected well with many audiences. Widely hailed for some terrific performances by its lead actors, Ninnu Kori stands out as one of the most memorable movies that released this year.
Fidaa has proved to be one of the biggest hits this year. The movie, which was made on a relatively modest budget, ended up making huge margins of profits. The Sekhar Kammula directorial triumphed in impressing audiences across all age groups.
#1 Arjun Reddy
Arjun Reddy will arguably stand out as the most groundbreaking movie that released in 2017. In fact, the movie was even praised as a gamechanger in Tollywood. Fueled by a spellbinding performance by Vijay Devarakonda, this Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial created a rage at the box office.
Please note that the movies have been mentioned in the order of their release dates.